NATURE OF WORK
This is standard clerical work involving the skilled operation of a typewriter or personal computer at Port Everglades.
Employee provides clerical and administrative assistance to staff.
Work involves the performance of standard filing and typing tasks in accordance with well established procedures and methods. Work also involves answering telephone calls and providing relief coverage to the Receptionist on the Port switchboard during breaks, lunches, and vacations.
Detailed instructions and close supervision are received at the beginning of work and on new assignments, but regular assignments may be performed more independently and some initiative may be exercised as experience is gained. Although skilled and rapid typing/word processing is an essential duty, assignments vary with the needs of the division. Work is usually reviewed in progress or upon completion for accuracy and other standards of performance.
Types forms, letters, memoranda, reports, labels, statements, and other materials from rough draft, dictating machine, or detailed instructions.
Proofreads typewritten material for accuracy; fills in forms or form letters with designated or standard information.
Processes, sorts, checks for accuracy, and files applications, purchase orders, and other documents in accordance with established systems.
Maintains receipt books, daily check deposits, and standard office records.
Operates photocopying machines, adding machines, fax machines and other office equipment; also operates switchboard during relief coverage for Receptionist.
Attends a reception desk in lobby or division, furnishing information and conducting routine transactions.
Receives incoming telephone calls, takes messages and supplies information.
Receives small amounts of monies for minor fees and verifies receipt.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of personal computers and word processing.
Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.
Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and standard clerical techniques.
Ability to readily learn assigned clerical tasks and to adhere to prescribed routines.
Ability to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
Skill in the operation of a typewriter or personal computer.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Successful completion of job related tests. Two (2) years of general office support work desired. A valid Florida driver's license may be required at time of appointment.
Bargaining Unit: Port Non-Supervisory
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E11/94; R01/03; R05/2012